On this day (August in James Springer White was born. James White is arguably the primary founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Throughout the day, GC Archives will post in honor of this mighty man of God.
Edson White, Adventurer, Riverboat builder and captain, pressman, photographer, all-around character! He build the boat that came down the river and caused a ruckus among the planter families of the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers. PRECIOUS JEWELS, A SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIS FAMILY SAGA starts with the ruckus he caused.
Who Was Ellen White? she was a woman of remarkable spiritual gifts who lived most of her life during the nineteenth century (1827-1915), yet through her writings she is still making a revolutionary impact on millions of people around the world. ""Pure air, sunlight, abstemiousness, rest, exercise, proper diet, the use of water, trust in divine power--these are the true remedies. Every person should have a knowledge of nature's remedial agencies and how to apply them."
The White Brothers, Henry (left), Edson (middle) and Willie (right), cir. 1862: There was a fourth son, John Herbert, born Sept. 20, 1860. He died that same year, in December. Henry died December 8, 1863, at the age of sixteen years, three months. Edson and Willie lived to old age.